The first table below looks at the demand for Trac skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Trac over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Essex region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trac
Rank 50 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Trac 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.03% 0.22% -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£165 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-49.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
55 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.34% 12.31% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 8
Average daily rate £200 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.66 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.52% -30.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £22.66 £27.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £34.35 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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Trac
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Trac across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Trac Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Trac
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Trac across the Essex region.

Trac Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Trac
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Trac also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Trac.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Broadband
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
1 6 (100.00%) Telnet
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Use Case
1 6 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (100.00%) Redmine

Trac
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Trac also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Trac. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Broadband
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) Telnet
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (100.00%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell